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Johannesburg (JNB) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to SYD flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
JNB - SYD
Price
R12 201 - R16 081
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R12 201

From Johannesburg to Sydney

One-way from

R15 016

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Sydney

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Sydney?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 3% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg to Sydney.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Sydney?

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Sydney at least 61 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for as little as R14 510 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R15 330 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R13 375 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R10 575. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney (JNB - SYD)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to Sydney is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Sydney in June, July 2021

The best prices found for JNB to SYD flights in June, July
27 Jul - 3 Aug
R17 270pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
11 Jul - 18 Jul
R17 338pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Jul - 3 Aug
R18 035pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Johannesburg found for this year
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R15 849pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Dec - 27 Dec
R16 696pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Dec - 30 Dec
R16 819pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 13 Jul
R67 454pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jun - 13 Jul
R68 738pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jun - 13 Jul
R72 250pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Sydney from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Sydney
17:45 - 15:40
Egypt Air
2 stops
37h 55m
JNB - SYD
Egypt Air
R15 016
Globehunters
19:10 - 6:00
KLM
3 stops
50h 50m
JNB - SYD
KLM
R21 178
KLM
9:50 - 15:35
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
45h 45m
JNB - SYD
Malaysia Airlines
R35 797
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Sydney

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R17 762 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R17 762. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R17 270, but on average you can expect to pay R19 019.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sydney Kingsford Smith. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R17 762 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Johannesburg to Sydney, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Sydney for under R68 315?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Johannesburg to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than R68 315.

How popular is this flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 8 742 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Johannesburg is more than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Temperatures around the 27 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Sydney is hotter than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Sydney?

For as low as R17 831, Emirates can have you in Sydney from Johannesburg in 24h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Sydney return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at R17 831. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and British Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R18 145 and R21 984, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Sydney one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Egypt Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R15 016. Users have also found prices from R21 178 and R24 526 on Egypt Air and KLM, respectively.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,10
Average temperature for June in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Sydney
84.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 8 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
R728 R883 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R785 R938 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R840 R979 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R776 R1 027 No cancel fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
R908 R1 056 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
R749 R1 136 No cancel fee 74%
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South African
R816 R1 365 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Lufthansa
R11 679 R20 232 No cancel fee 76%
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